# Word for the Day

 A line of things, usually people. queue   A queue is a line of things, usually people. If you go to the store on a big sale day, there will probably be a long queue at the check-out.   Queue comes from the Latin cauda, for tail. Outside the United States it means a line of people or vehicles waiting their…


# Word for the Day

Firm in purpose or belief…   resolute   Use the adjective resolute to describe a purposeful and determined person, someone who wants to do something very much, and won’t let anything get in the way.   “Milo thought for just a moment and then, with a resolute ‘I shall,’ volunteered to go,” Norton Juster writes in the classic children’s…


# Word for the Day

Understood only by a few people… arcane   Something arcane is understood or known by only a few people. Almost everyone knows the basics of baseball, but only an elite few possess the arcane knowledge of its history that marks the true fan.   A near synonym is esoteric, as in remote information or knowledge. Experts in academic fields often…